WV Posted in West Virginia July 02, 2015 by Katherine 11 Things You’ll Remember If You Grew Up In The 80s In West Virginia Get ready for a trip down Memory Lane! If you grew up in the 80s in West Virginia, you should remember most of these. 1. Getting popcorn while your parents shopped at Hills Department Store Ichabod My mom loved this place, so I was here a lot. 2. Having or attending a birthday at Billy Bob's in Barboursville. Billy Bob’s/Facebook Who needs Chuck E. Cheese when you have Billy Bob's? 3. Seeing the Harlem Globetrotters. Vinod Divakaran It seems like they came to West Virginia often. 4. The Sternwheel Regatta (Charleston) Charleston Sternwheeler Regatta/ Facebook Remember the huge crowds that gathered on Kanawha Boulevard? Remember when Billy Ray Cyrus gave a concert? 5. Daytrips to Camden Park Flickr user: OZinOH You rode the Big Dipper or the haunted house or log flume and loved every bit of it. 6. The blizzards of 1993 and 1996. Public domain You remember all the snow and the closings and traffic problems that it caused, but what did you care? You were a kid. You were just happy to be out of school. Now let's go have a snowball fight. 7. When George W. Bush visited Ripley Ripley July 4 Celebration/Facebook Maybe you were even there when the president came for the town's annual Fourth of July Celebration in 2002. 8. Watched Mr. Cartoon every day Taraleedy/ Youtube Remember Beeper? 9. When Sunrise was a museum. Pubdog Before it moved to the Clay Center for the Arts and Sciences, the museum was housed at Sunrise in Charleston. 10. Having multiple Shoney's bears. Amazon.com Remember these guys? 11. Grocery shopping at Big Bear Flickr Erin Nekervis I used to love the lobster tanks. What did I miss? What else do you remember if you grew up in the 80s?